Torrance Water Problem Essay by CalDR

Torrance Water Problem
Examines proposals put forth to solve the problem of urban water run-off in Torrance, California.
# 30058 | 2,267 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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This paper explores the problem of urban run-off - when pesticides, bacteria, trash, oil and other pollutants pour off our streets and into storm drains when it rains. This in turn reaches the sea, untreated, and wreaks havoc for aquatic life and causes a myriad of human illnesses. The paper discusses how this problem is being approached by officials in Torrance, California, including a series of progressive and innovative programs to combat urban runoff. It also looks at the legal issues surrounding the problem and suggests alternative solutions.

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